Anyone know how to hide git ignored files in IDEA?


I'd like IDEA to NOT display files that have been defined in my .gitignore folder.

I installed the .ignore plugin but it doesn't actually seem to hide the files in question, it just fades them out a bit.


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Hi David,

Where exactly do you want IDEA not to display these files?
E.g. they will always be visible in the Project View, since their VCS ignorance status shouldn't affect their visibility in terms of file system.

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The Project view already has a lot of GIT knowledge, it's able to use different colors to indicate the status of files that are changed, not tracked, etc.
perhaps there should be an option/preference called "Hide file names ignored by git"

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+1.   I agree with David.   This is a pretty standard feature in  Sublime, Atom, VSCode (via plugin).  


not showing them fixes clutter in the side bar,  searching,  refactoring etc.     A basic feature, but without it the IDE gets really annoying.  (in my case PyCharm)

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The .ignore plugin can do this for you now


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